Total lead and its stable isotopes in the digestive gland of Octopus vulgaris as a fingerprint

J Raimundo, C Vale, M Caetano, R Cesário, I Moura
2009 Aquatic Biology  
We hypothesised that the isotopic signature of Pb in the digestive gland of the common octopus reflects the organisms' sources of Pb, and investigated whether isotopic Pb ratios are useful in characterising octopus populations. A total of 47 Octopus vulgaris individuals were captured between
doi:10.3354/ab00157 fatcat:573tdba77ff4nb2bgvsbgde5yq